Spanish idioms (modismos)

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At last'At last he arrived.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
After a while'After a while he returned.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'

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Created May 14, 2010ReportNominate
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